It is an unexpected side effect of globalization that problems that once would have stayed local, for example a bank lending out too much money, now have consequences worldwide. But still, countries operate independently, as if alone on the planet.
The new Good Country Index, launched by Policy advisor Simon Anholt, introduced an unusual scale to get governments thinking outwards. In the TED talk below, Anholt answers the question, “Which country does the most good?” The answer may surprise you.
Simon Anholt on Which Country Does the Most Good for the World